'Golden rice' is a genetically modified rice. It is an example of 
1. Bioprospecting
2. Biofortification
3. Pest-resistant crop
4. Increased mineral usage efficiency
Subtopic:  Plant Breeding for Quality (OLD NCERT) |
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Which one of the following is not an advantage of inbreeding?
1. It decreases the productivity of inbred population, after continuous inbreeding.
2. It decreases homozygosity.
3. It exposes harmful recessive genes that are eliminated by selection.
4. Elimination of less desirable genes and accumulation of superior genes takes place due to it.
Subtopic:  Animal Husbandry (OLD NCERT) |
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Select the incorrect statement with respect to Multiple Ovulation Embryo Transfer (MOET) technology.  
1.  Fertilised eggs at 4 to 6 cells - stages are recovered non-surgically from a super-ovulating cow and transferred to a surrogate mother.
2.  It is used to increase herd size in a short time
3.  Cow is administered with hormones to induce super-ovulation.
4.  Super-ovulating cow is either mated with an elite bull or is artificially inseminated


 
Subtopic:  Animal Husbandry (OLD NCERT) |
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Breeding crops, with higher levels of vitamins and minerals or higher proteins and healthier fats, is called:
1. Bio-accumulation 
2. Bio-magnification 
3. Bio-remediation
4. Bio-fortification 
Subtopic:  Plant Breeding for Quality (OLD NCERT) |
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The term 'Blue Revolution' is related with :
1. Various crop plants and their by-products 
2. Development of water reservoirs 
3. Honey and its by-products 
4. Fishery industry 

Subtopic:  Animal Husbandry (OLD NCERT) |
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Given below are two statements: one is labelled as Assertion (A) and the other is labelled as Reason (R) 
 
Assertion (A): Spirulina is a microbe that can be used for reducing environmental pollution.
Reason (R): Spirulina is a rich source of protein, carbohydrates, fats, minerals and vitamins.

In the light of the above statements, choose the most appropriate answer from the options given below:
 
1. Both (A) and (R) are correct and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
2. Both (A) and (R) are correct but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
3. (A) is correct but (R) is not correct.
4. (A) is not correct but (R) is correct.

 
Subtopic:  Single Cell Protein (OLD NCERT) |
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Select the incorrect statement with respect to inbreeding of animals.

1. It is used for evolving pure lines in cattle.
2. It helps in accumulation of superior genes and elimination of less desirable genes.
3. It decreases homozygosity.
4. It exposes harmful recessive genes that are eliminated by selection.
Subtopic:  Plant Breeding & Its Steps (OLD NCERT) |
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Given below are two statements: one is labelled as Assertion (A) and the other is labelled as Reason (R).
Assertion (A):  Spirulina is a microbe that can be used for reducing the environmental pollution. 
Reason (R):  Spirulina is a rich source of protein, carbohydrates, fats, minerals, and vitamins.
In the light of the above statements, choose the most appropriate answer from the options given below :
 
1. Both (A) and (R) are True and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
2. Both (A) and (R) are True but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
3. (A) is True but (R) is False.
4. (A) is False but (R) is True.
Subtopic:  Single Cell Protein (OLD NCERT) |
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Match List - I with List - II

 List - I  List - II
 (a) Protoplast fusion  (i) Totipotency
 (b) Plant tissue culture  (ii) Pomato
 (c) Meristem culture  (iii) Somaclones
 (d) Micropropagation  (iv) Virus free plants

Choose the correct answer from the options given below:

(a) (b) (c) (d)
1. (iii) (iv) (i) (ii)
2. (iv) (iii) (ii) (i)
3. (iii) (iv) (ii) (i)
4. (ii) (i) (iv) (iii)
Subtopic:  Plant Tissue Culture |
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Mutations in plant cells can be induced by:

1. Gamma rays

2. Zeatin

3. Kinetin

4. Infrared rays

Subtopic:  Breeding for Disease Resistance (OLD NCERT) |
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